Educational Psychology

La Stampa: L’ansia da matematica, quel nervosismo e disagio che spesso si traduce in una morsa allo stomaco e in sudori freddi, specie nel caso di compiti in classe e interrogazioni, non fa sempre rima con brutti voti. Certo, compromette le prestazioni di alcuni studenti, ma secondo una nuova ricerca More

Experiencing math anxiety — nervousness and discomfort in relation to math — impairs math performance for some students, but new research shows that it’s linked with improved performance for others, at least to a degree. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. More

The New York Times: YOU can increase the size of your muscles by pumping iron and improve your stamina with aerobic training. Can you get smarter by exercising — or altering — your brain? This is hardly an idle question considering that cognitive decline is a nearly universal feature of More